Let’s Talk About Offline Social Networking

Pinterest is the newest social media phenomenon and it just hit over 10 million members. In six months, the virtually unknown site saw a 4,000% increase in visits, leading it to become one of the fastest growing websites of all time. In one week alone, there were 11 million hits on Pinterest.

You need to have social media buttons at the bottom of every post so that people who like your content have a way of sharing it. You need the usual ones like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ but also Pinterest and Stumbleupon.

For us it’s all about using all the marketing avenues available to us to promote our online activities and naturally social media plays a part in that and will grow substantially over the coming years. However a word of caution here don’t let the other more traditional methods slip, article marketing, blog and forum commenting etc are still vital – it’s all about doing little and often across as many promotional platforms as possible.

Twitter, is a micro blogging site, tweets are short snippets of information and you have access to a relatively large audience. You can get feedback and it is relatively easy to network with people, in a short, quick, convenient way. It is good if you are a particularly busy person.

Stuff I like is the place to go for users who want to see and share what is “in” in every niche. From crafting to fashion, the newest trends and loves are being shared. You can see what your audience is loving at the moment, what they are looking for on websites and e-stores. You will be able to use that information to plan your own product placement.

How big is your Facebook page “Like” base? Are you reaching them with targeted posts designed to highlight your business in the areas you want? Or are you posting odds-and-ends in the hopes that your subscribers will find them interesting? Facebook marketing is a specialized segment of Nashville social media marketing and should be taken as the serious business grower it can be.

What is special about the items in the photograph? What are the items sitting on? Is there anything else around the main items in the image? Are they bright? Black and white? Colorful? or Colourful? or both?! :p Show me your examples! And remember…it’s boring to tag your images but it’s completely worth it!